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Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,085
Posted By matt949
Back to the Forum and going to A.I.M.

Hey guys, I'm back after and extended break (things were a bit too heated last i was here).

I've been accepted to the Atlanta Institute of Music drumming program, and today is the first of 3 prep...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,114
Posted By matt949
Re: Why do certain bands/jam sessions fizzle out?

from my experience its usually cause the chemistry isnt quite there and just doesnt click like it should.
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,766
Posted By matt949
Re: Middle aged bands. How should they dress?

i think you are dead on, on that one... ill cite more examples..

Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,409
Posted By matt949
Re: RIP gerhardt fuchs

Never realized i knew maserati. Its sad that I'm just now being exposed to this guy. He did some incredible stuff. No matter who it is, that is a terribly tragic way to go. May his expression in...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-08-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,342
Posted By matt949
Re: Sticking patterns between hi hat and snare

right now one of my favorites like this to play is just an inverted paradiddle then a paradiddle


r l l r L r l l

(i keep editing! i usually start with just bass drum on the two right...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-19-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By matt949
Re: Minimum amount of time (per day) required to practice in order to improve (in spe

I dunno, I think Abe Cunningham used it pretty tastefully in Rats!Rats!Rats! , but that's just me.

(sorry no input on what you should do to practice sorry /return thread)
Forum: Drums 06-07-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By matt949
Re: Chad Smith Chicken Feet Drums

they have some on myspace i think the album should be released soon
Forum: Drums 05-27-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 99,170
Posted By matt949

right now im using a evan emad batter and the stock pdp reso on my bass i tuned it really low and i love to deepness in it but it feels a bit warbly on my foot im kind aguessing this is cause the...
Forum: Drums 05-18-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By matt949
Re: Pacific Platinums- Natural to Black Burst

i have found their finished tend to look even better in person =) i think that one looks killer and if you know youll like the sound i say go for it.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,171
Posted By matt949
Re: How should i finish this off?

Aha! thanks for the suggestion on veneers. it looks like i can finds exactly what i need!
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,171
Posted By matt949
Re: How should i finish this off?

i can peel the wrap off. any idea where i could find long thin strips of wood? craft store?
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,171
Posted By matt949
How should i finish this off?

Okay, for those who have seen my drum refinishing thread, it still isnt done. due to the bass drum pretty much. Well i was thinking about getting some wood hoops for it but i dont know if want to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,105
Posted By matt949
Re: adhd and drumming

well he said adHd not add, but anyway....

I had a good friend who had ADHD and was also a drummer. He probably had the best stage presence of all the drummers around at the time. So i definitely...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-28-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,460
Posted By matt949
Re: 30/8 time signature?

usaully riffs that you would consider to be such a large number can easier be broken down into smaller increments makign them easier to grasp. i dunno how your really explaining how the song goes but...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-23-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By matt949
Re: Throw-off Usage While Playing

danny carey turns his snares off a good deal if i am thinking correctly
Forum: Drums 04-20-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,109
Posted By matt949
Re: Piccolo Snares, I'm not digging them

They have their place some situations i think they sound great. others they sound like poop.

but i do own a pearl piccolo (not sure what exactly) although i have never played it (needs wires) and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,618
Posted By matt949
Re: What are your Drumming Prejudices?

sill even when your band mates help you are still making the other drummer have less time for set up, cause your mates have to get there stuff of too right? its just as easy to move your stands fully...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,996
Posted By matt949
Re: Drum Tabs?

In my opinion drum TABS are actually awful i cant stand them i would muccch rather try to actually read it in real notation. but a google search should easily give you a bunch of tab sites.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,924
Posted By matt949
Re: Your contest winnings?

Not drumming specific, but my old band won a couple hundred in a battle of the bands once.
Forum: Drum Technique 04-08-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,588
Posted By matt949
Re: killer hand exercises I was taught

I dunno if I am doing it slightly wrong but the grip, the way you explained the grip+squeezing (or at least the way i thought you explained it), feels very uncomfortable to the popint of unnatural...
Forum: Drums 04-07-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,411
Posted By matt949
Re: Secondary Snare

I've heard good things about the Pork Pie Little Squealers.
Forum: Drums 04-07-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,411
Posted By matt949
Re: Secondary Snare

That can only be your decision. Some people can use them all the time (see Morgan Agren) but some might find no use in them or that they dont like them.
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,980
Posted By matt949
Re: Is the Album Dead ?

The Smashing Pumpkins are already starting to do that o.O
I'm more of an album guy when I'm actively listening, but i do have playlists for working out and such.
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,422
Posted By matt949
Re: Bass drum click

the main use i see it is in fast double bass drumming. my guess is they do it because in a lot of the crazy fast metal there feet are going so fast that the sound might just get really muddy with no...
Forum: Drums 03-16-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,712
Posted By matt949
Re: Old Leedy Drum - Can you help me ID?

Sorry I can't help on IDing it, but why not just use photobucket?
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